Bulldogs defense forces six turnovers in win
Coach Dykes previews Rice game
Coach Dykes previews Texas A&M
Players get short break before game week
Next practice is Friday at 6 p.m.
2012: Registered 39 total tackles on the year with seven solo stops and 32 assisted tackles with one sack for a loss of 12 yards, one fumble recovered for 15 yards, two QB hurries and one pass break-up ... Recorded six total tackles (two solo, four assisted) in his first collegiate appearance in a 56-49 win at Houston (9/8) ... Assisted on a tackle against Rice (9/15) ... Recorded three total tackles (two solo, one assisted) in an impressive performance at Illinois (9/22) that included a solo sack for a loss of 12 yards as Illinois attempted a fourth down conversion, a fumble recovery returned for 15 yards that set up a touchdown and a QB hurry ... Assisted on three tackles and was credited with a pass break-up in a 44-38 win at Virginia (9/29) ... Assisted on five tackles against UNLV (10/6) ... Assisted on a tackle against Idaho (10/20) ... Assisted on three tackles at New Mexico State (10/27) ... Registered five total tackles (one solo, four assisted) against Utah State (11/17) ... Matched a career-high six total tackles at San Jose State (11/24) with one solo stop and five assisted tackles while getting credited with a QB hurry.
2011: Did not play, redshirted season, member of the scout squad.
High School: Expected to graduate from West Point High School in 2011 ... Earned four letters in football and basketball ... Named 5A first team all-state by the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Selected to play in Mississippi's North/South Game ... helped lead his team to back to back 5A state titles.
Personal: Vontarrius Dora ... Son of Yalanda Devine ... Born on Sept. 7, 1992 in West Point, Miss. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Ole Miss, Arkansas State and UAB ... Recruited by Rob Likens.